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**March 13th 7pm, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work Building
Evalyn Ursua, Professor of Law, University of the Philippines Women and Childrenˇ¦s Rights in in the Philippines: A sharing and informal
discussion In honor of International Womenˇ¦s Day

**Tuesday, March 25, 7pm
, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work
An informal meeting with Fil-Ams/collective discussion of our basic needs and issues as students here at UM with Youth in Action coordinator from Philippine Forum

**Wednesday, March 26th, 7pm, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work Building
"No U.S. War on Iraq!: Perspectives from the Filipino People. Resisting Civil Liberties Abuses in the United States and Human Rights Abuses Abroad."  Presentation by Philippine Forum, NYC

**March 29th, Saturday 7pm,  Henderson Room Michigan League
Lesly Burgamy, BA English University of Michigan, Founding member of Philippines Study Group Student Association Reflections on working with Filipino American teenagers-- Filipino American Youth Media Project

**Wednesday April 2, 7pm, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work Building
Annalissa Herbert PhD. Candidate American Culture, University of Michigan Philippine and American Histories in your own back yard: The Frank Murphy Museum Pilot Project.

**Thursday April 3, 2003, 6pm, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work Building
Dr. Esteban Villaruz Professor of Dance, University of the Philippines Dance as a Discourse in Southeast Asian Cultural Studies

**Saturday, April 12,  3pm, Rm 2609 International Institute/Social Work Building
Ms. Galatea King, MPH Epidemiology, International Health University of Michigan Filipino American Coalition for Environmental Solutions (FACES) San Francisco Chapter Toxic Legacies: The US Military in the Philippines and the Legacy of Toxic Waste.

Other events to be scheduled:
Date TBA  Friday 12noon Brown Bag. Venue: TBA University of Michigan Cynthia Marisigan, History Ph.D. Student, University of Michigan On the need for Philippine Studies at the University of Michigan

Date and time TBA Hannah Chua & Teresa Mendoza Psychology Ph.D. Students, University of Michigan Philippine Studies Initiatives Survey Report Date and time TBA
Charisse Baldoria
A benefit Concert for Philippine Studies Initiatives at University of Michigan

PSGSA encourages you to attend these presentations on campus that are
Philippine and Filipino American Studies Related: March 7th 2003, 2-3:30pm II/SSW 1644
Prof. Erlinda Alburro, Director of Cebu Studies Center Women and Philippine Literature, March 14, 2003 2pm-3:30pm International Institute

Prof. Sarita See Presentation Empire, Culture, and Filipino Americans sponsored by Center for Southeast Asian Studies March 17 and 18th 2003.

Angel Velasco Shaw, Film Maker, Scholar, Ms Shaw will talk on the issue of Filipino American Scholarship and it's invisibility to mainstream historians and other academics due to the unwillingness for many academics to confront the colonial relationship between the Philippines and the United States. You can find Angel's bio in the faculty profiles section of A/P/A Studies at NYU, where Angel teaches: http://www.nyu.edu/apa/index2.htm>.

Monday, Mar. 17, 4pm, 3512 Haven Hall film screening "Umbilical Cord" (1998, 28 min.) including introduction and Q&A by filmmaker Angel Shaw
for more info on "Umbilical Cord" A description of "Umbilical Cord" is on the distributor's website (Third World Newsreel): <http://www.twn.org/record.cgi?recno=336>.

Tuesday, Mar. 18, 4pm, 3512 Haven Hall Book signing: Vestiges of War: The Philippine-American War and the Aftermath of an Imperial Dream 1899-1999. (New York University Press, 2002) And roundtable discussion by editor Angel Shaw and contributors Vicente Diaz and Sarita See for more info on Vestiges, see www.nyupress.org